Atlético-MG vs Palmeiras: the likely groups, the plot and where to watch the Libertadores clash

Atletico-MG and Palmeiras will start their quest for a spot in the semi-finals of the 2022 Copa Libertadores this Wednesday.. At 21:30, the groups of Mineirão, Cuca and Abel meet once more in the first leg of the quarter-finals.


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Despite coming off a 3-0 defeat towards Internacional in the Brasileirão, Galo completed the group stage of the continental championship as the chief of Group D with 11 factors. In the spherical of 16, they eradicated Emelec-EQU with a draw away from house and a win at Mineirão.

Coach Cuca, who returned to the Minas Gerais membership final week, may have some issues for the confrontation. Midfielder Allan has but to serve a ban in the competitors after being handed a two-game ban by the Disciplinary Committee for an elbow throughout a free-kick in the last-16 clash.

In addition, Guilherme Arana, who was substituted in the staff’s final match with muscle ache, ought to be omitted to proceed his bodily remedy. Midfielder Matías Zaracho, reserved for the sport in query, may be out due to the technique of strengthening his muscle tissue.


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Reinforcement Pavón just isn’t on Athletic’s entry listing for the subsequent spherical, as he additionally has to serve a six-game ban by Conmebol following a concussion whereas at Boca Juniors-ARG.

Palmeiras, on the different hand, is reaching three consecutive victories in the Brazilian Championship. The Libertadores marketing campaign is even higher. Abel’s staff has gained the eight video games performed to date, scoring 33 objectives and conceding solely three.

Despite recovering from an harm to his left thigh and already beginning his bodily transition, striker Rony has not traveled to Belo Horizonte and won’t enter the area.

This is the solely drawback of the Portuguese coach, who moreover having the ability to depend on the debuts of Merentiel and Fláco Lopez in the competitors, has the most energy for the duel.

In the 2021 semi-final, Palmeiras certified and later gained the title after two attracts (due to the away purpose criterion). On the different hand, the basic hindsight exhibits a steadiness. In the 76 matches between Galo and Palmeiras, there are 34 wins for Alviverde, 16 attracts and 26 wins for Atlético.

See extra details about the sport:


Place: Mineirão, Belo Horizonte (MG)
Date/Time: 08/03/2022 at 21:30 (Brazil time)
Judge: Facundo Tello (ARG)
Helpers: Diego Bonfa (ARG) and Gabriel Chade (ARG)
VAR: Juan Lara (CHI)
Where to see: ESPN and actual time on THROW IT!/Voice of Sports

ATHLETIC-MG: Everson; Mariano, Nathan Silva, Junior Alonso and Dodô; Otávio, Jair and Nacho Fernández; Ademir (Zaracho), Keno and Hulk. Technician: cuca

Embezzlement: Guilherme Arana (muscle ache)
Doubt: Matías Zaracho (muscle strengthening)
Suspended: Alan (punished)

PALMS: Weverton; Marcos Rocha, Gustavo Gómez, Murilo and Piquerez; Danilo, Zé Rafael and Raphael Veiga; Dudu, Gustavo Scarpa and Lopez (Merentiel). Technician: Abel Ferreira.

Embezzlement: Ron (bodily transition)
Suspended: there’s not


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